Utah Shakespeare Festival 2021 Season – Equity Video Submissions (Deadline 10.15.20)

Utah Shakespeare Festival
Cedar City, UT

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

CALL TYPE
Submission

CONTRACT
LORT Rep
LORT B – $1,008 weekly minimum; LORT D $739 weekly minimum

PERSONNEL
Submissions will be viewed by Brian Vaughn, Artistic Director and Tanya J. Searle, Artistic Associate.

OTHER DATES
LORT B: May 10 through September 11 or October 9
LORT D: June 7 through October 9
See breakdown for specific production dates.

OTHER
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

SEEKING
Equity actors for roles in 2021 season (see breakdown).

Stage manager applications will be accepted starting in December. Watch for separate notice in November.

BREAKDOWN

Utah Shakespeare Festival 2021 Season Casting Breakdown
All PRODUCTIONS PLAY IN FULL ROTATING REP – Actors are cast in multiple productions

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage all performers to participate regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender-identity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Intimate Apparel – by Lynne Nottage
Directed by Tasia A. Jones
First Reh – June 8 / Opening July 19 / Closing Oct 9
LORT D company in repertory with Cymbeline

-Esther; 35; African-American
-Mrs. Dickson; 50s; African-American
-Mrs. Van Buren; 30s; white American
-Mr. Marks; 30s; Romanian Jewish immigrant
-Mayme; 30s; African-American
-George; 30s; Barbadian immigrant

Cymbeline – by William Shakespeare
Directed by Britannia Howe
First Reh – June 7 / Opening July 20 / Closing Oct 9
LORT D company in repertory with Intimate Apparel 8 actors playing the following roles:

-Cymbeline
-Posthumus Leonatus
-Iachimo
-Belarius
-Pisanio
-Guiderius
-Cloten
-Arviragus
-Caius Lucius
-Philario
-Imogen
-Queen -Lords/Messengers/Guards/Soldiers/Jailer

The Comedy of Errors – by William Shakespeare
Directed by Vincent Cardinal
First Reh – May 11 /Opening- June 26 / Closes Sept 11
LORT B

-Duke Solinus
-Egeon
-Antipholus of Ephesus
-Antipholus of Syracuse
-Dromio of Ephesis
-Dromio of Syracuse
-Balthazar
-Angelo
-Doctor Pinch
-First Merchant
-Second Merchant
-Emelia
-Adriana
-Luce
-Courtesan
-Officer
-Jailer/Pinch Acolyte/Citizens/Guards/Messengers/Officers

Richard III – by William Shakespeare
Directed by Cameron Knight
First Reh – May 10 / Opens June 25 / Closes Sept 10
LORT B

-Richard of Gloucester
-King Edward IV
-Queen Elizabeth
-Clarence
-Duchess of York
-Lady Anne
-Margaret
-Prince Edward
-Richard Duke of York
-Elizabeth Plantagenet
-Rivers
-Grey
-Hastings
-Buckingham
-Stanley
-Catesby
-Ratcliffe
-Richmond
-Blunt
-Brakenbury
-Bishop of Ely
-Dorset
-Ratcliffe
-Cardinal
-Tyrell -Lords/Soldiers/Messengers/Citizens/Priest/Murderers

Pericles – by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kent Thompson
First Reh – May 10 / Opening June 24 / Closing Sept 9
LORT B

-Gower
-Pericles
-Antiochus
-Helicanus
-Simonides
-Cleon
-Lysimachus
-Cerimon
-Thaliard
-Leonine
-Pandar
-Boult
-Daughter of Antiochus
-Dionyza
-Thaisa
-Marina
-Lychorida
-Bawd
-Diana -Lords/Soldiers/Messengers/Knights/Pirates/Sailors

The Pirates of Penzance – by Gilbert & Sullivan
Directed & Choreographed by Cassie Abate
Music Direction by Jeremy Mann
First Reh May 10 / Opening July 2 / Closing October 9
LORT B

-The Pirate King
-Samuel
-Frederic
-Ruth
-Major General Stanley
-Mabel
-Edith
-Kate
-Isabel
-Celia
-Daphne
-Sergeant of Police
-Ensemble-Pirates/Police

Ragtime – Book by Terence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynne Ahrens Directed by Brian Vaughn
Musical Direction by Brad Carroll
Choreography by Keenon D. Hooks
First Reh May 11 / Opening July 3 / Closing Sept 11
LORT B

Father
Mother
Younger Brother
Grandfather
Coalhouse Walker, Jr.
Sarah
Booker T. Washington
Tateh
Houdini
Conductor
JP Morgan
Admiral Peary
Henry Ford
Judge
Willie Conklin
Emma Goldman
Evelyn Nesbit
Male Ensemble – Press, Jurors, Immigrants, Factory Workers, Harlem Men, Workers, etc. Female Ensemble – Workers, Harlem Women, Immigrants, Chorines, Vacationers, etc.

The Comedy of Terrors – by John Goodrum
Director TBD
First Reh July 2 / Opening July 30 / Closing Oct 9
LORT B

A farce of mistaken identity in a British theatre.

The Smiths – Jo, an actress; and her sister Fiona, a fallen woman
The Joneses – Vyvian, a theatre director and would-be devil worshiper; his brother Beverley, a charity worker and manager of a women’s hostel; and their brother Janet, a Detective Inspector in the vice squad

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
Submit videos or links (w/PDF of headshot & resume) to casting@bard.org. Submissions will be accepted through October 15, 2020. For singers – Shakespeare verse monologue & brief song that shows your vocal range; for non-singers – Shakespeare verse monologue and contrasting contemporary monologue. Please state your name and what pieces you will be doing at the top of your video. Videos should not be longer than 3 minutes total.

Deadline: 10/15/2020

SUBMIT TO
casting@bard.org

Union

AEA